Can Sinus Infection Or Blocked Sinuses Cause A Red And Hot Face?

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Introduction


The skull contains a number of air-filled spaces called sinuses. They perform the following functions:

  • Reduce the weight of the skull
  • Provide insulation for the skull
  • Provide resonance for the voice

Four pairs of sinuses, known as the paranasal air sinuses, connect to the nasal passages (the two airways running through the nose):

  • Frontal sinuses (behind the forehead)
  • Maxillary sinuses (behind the cheekbones)
  • Ethmoid sinuses (between the eyes)
  • Sphenoid sinuses (behind the eyes)

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